Curriculum Vitae  
1996 Studied under concert pianist Leslie Howard in London
1994 –1995 Postgraduate Studies at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music
1994 Bachelor of Laws (University of Sydney)
1991 Bachelor of Economics (University of Sydney)
Licentiate of Music (L. Mus. A.) in Piano Performance, Syd. Con. of Mus.
1983 –1988 Cranbrook School, Sydney. 1988 H.S.C., placed third in NSW in 3 Unit Music Course
1987 Associate of the Trinity College of Music, London (A.T.C.L.) in Piano Performance
English / German / French / Italian
January 2014 The Fat and the Fit – Composer, Writer and Lyricist of musical. NIDA development project, directed by Matt Steele and performed at The Basement.
October 2012 End Your Week on a High Note – Pianist, Co-writer and Performer with Jessica O'Donoghue at the Ballarat Cabaret Festival.
September 2010 40 In Song – Composer and Musical Director
August 2010 Burnt By The Sun – Musical Director, New Theatre
October 2008 A Nasty Piece of Work - Composer of musical and Musical Director, co-written with Nicholas Parsons, New Theatre, King Street
July 2008 The Crucible - Composer of incidental music, Seymour Centre, directed by Lou Fischer.
November 2007 Hell Hath No Fury - Composer of incidental music, Newtown Theatre, by Wayne Tunks
April 2007 The Curious Pain of Louis XIV - Composer of musical and Musical Director, Seymour Centre
January 2007 Tango Masculino - Composer of incidental music, New Theatre
January to May 2006 Caucasian Chalk Circle – Composer and Musical Director of 15 songs, scored for eight singers and solo saxophone, New Theatre
June 2006 Nola Brant Tribute - Musical Director, NIDA
February 2005 Noel and Cole: Lives in Exile - Writer, Director, Pianist and Performer, Seymour Centre
February 2004 Kathleen Ferrier: A Time of Kings and Queens – Writer, Director, Pianist and Performer, Seymour Centre
1995 Accompanist to Barry Humphries aka Dame Edna
Bad Hersfeld Festspiele
May 2002 Jesus Christ Superstar (Lloyd-Webber) – Musical Director
Berlin, Germany
August – December 2001 One Touch of Venus (Kurt Weill, 1st class production) – Musical Director and Arranger: first time Weill Foundation, New York, gives rights for an arrangement of a Weill Musical.
Jan. 2001 Der Glücklicher Prinz (Wolfgang Böhmer, musical) – Musical Supervisor, Die Neuköllner Oper
Dec. 2000 Corpus Christi (Terrance McNally) – Composer and Musical Director of incidental music, Das Berliner Männer Ensemble
Essen, Germany
March – December 1999 Joseph and the Technicolour Dreamcoat (Lloyd-Webber, 1st class production) – Conductor
September 1999 Musical Benefit Gala – Musical Director and Arranger utilising the entire 200 strong Joseph company
Landestheater Mecklenburg, Germany
1998 – 1999 Orchestral Piano/Keyboard/E-Piano, Repetiteur and Conductor of the orchestral rehearsals for these productions:
Me and My Girl (Noel Gay)
Revolution in Pümpelhagen (Marc-Aurel Floros – World Premiere)
Die Dollarprinzessin (Leo Fall)
Wiener Blut (Johann Strauss)
Der Silbersee (Kurt Weill)
Im Weißen Rössl (Ralph Benatzky),
The Black Rider (Tom Waits)
  Der gestiefelter Kater (Cesar Cui, children's opera, Puss in Boots) – Conductor
  Nebenan (Michael Ramlöse) – Conductor
  Die Schönste Melodien der Spielzeit – Musical Director
  Die Blumen von Hawaii (Paul Abraham) – Conductor
1997 The Hummingbirds (Cabaret) – Musical Director
1996 West Side Story (Bernstein) – Conductor, Repetiteur, Spitalfields Market Opera
September 2015 Eight Songs Set to the Poetry of Henry Lawson – publication, Composer of 8 classical art songs
October 2013 Recital – Accompanist for Amelia Farrugia, Principal Artist for Opera Australia
October 2012 Recital – Accompanist for Taryn Fiebig, Principal Artist for Opera Australia
2010 Sound Garden – Pianist
2009 Cinderella – Pianist
Pacific Opera  
2007 Pacific Opera - Musical Director 2007, Conductor - The Barber of Seville, Conductor, gala orchestral concert, Supreme Court of NSW
2006 Hansel and Gretel – Musical Director
2005 Sid the Serpent – Musical Director
July 2001 SommerNachtTraum (Wolfgang Böhmer - a contemporary opera) – Musical Director and Conductor, Gripps Theatre
July 2000 SommerNachtTraum (Wolfgang Böhmer) – Musical Director and Conductor, Die Neuköllner Oper
Landestheater Mecklenburg, Germany
1998 – 1999 Repetiteur, Pianist and Conductor of orchestral rehearsals for these productions:
Puccini-Gala (La Boheme, Turandot, Butterfly, Tosca, La Rondine)
Faust (Gounod)
Der Barbier von Sevilla (Rossini)
Der Zauberflöte (Mozart)
La Traviata (Verdi)
Orfeo und Eurydice (Händel)
Madame Butterfly (Puccini)
The Marriage of Figaro (Mozart)
1999 Michelangelo (Shostakovich) – Musical Director
1997 Repetiteur and Accompanist, Guildhall School of Music, London
1996 West Side Story – Conductor, Spitalfields Market Opera
1996 Love on the Rocks (Roger Marsh - a contemporary work) – Repetiteur, Spitalfields Market Opera
1996 Mozart Triple Bill – Repetiteur, Spitalfields Market Opera

National tour with ABC recording artist Sally Mayer aka "Cello Diva" guest artists for the  Amici singers.


Accompanist to AMEB shield winner Beth Willis

2002 – 2006 Staff Accompanist at Kambala School

Piano Trio with members of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (Stanley and Rowena Dodds)


Chamber recital with Merrilyn Bear, Beethoven Violin Sonatas – Wigmore Hall, London


Solo Recital Recording for Radio 2MBS-FM (Sydney)


Recording for Radio ABC-FM (Australia) – Bartok Sonata for Piano and Percussion


Studio Recording and Interview for Radio ABC-FM (Australia)


Solo Recital Recording for Radio 2MBS-FM (Sydney)


Finalist in the Australian Music Examinations Board Concerto Competition, Liszt Piano
Concerto No. 1


Performance, Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5 with the Symphony Orchestra of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music


Schoeneberg Symphony Orchestra: Philharmonie, Berlin - Conductor


Dirigenten Forum: the German equivalent to the Symphony Australia programme
Brahms Symphony Nr. 1, Beethoven Symphony Nr. 6, Der Freischuetz:
Goettingen Symphony Orchestra, Germany - Conductor  

Heinz Schweers
Sydney, December 2010

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